Former YRTC employee sentenced for sexual abuse of resident
KEARNEY, Neb. —
A former employee at the Youth Rehabilitation and Treatment Center in Kearney is getting jail time for sexual abuse of a teen at the center.
On Friday, a judge sentenced Samantha Halstead to 30 days behind bars with credit for one day already served and four years of probation.
The 27-year-old worked at YRTC as a mental health practitioner where prosecutors say she sexually abused an 18-year-old.
She resigned before her arrest.